This week, we celebrate Labor Day Weekend with a look at some of the people that make all of our vacations so much more special; Disney Cast Members! They all help add that little bit of extra magic to our Disney Vacations. So, we thought we'd shine a light on some of the positions that fly a little under the radar. Of course, since this is the Hyperion Adventures Podcast, you know that means another top 5 list. Check out who we think are our "Top 5 Underrated Disney Cast Members".

We're also are still basking in the glow of D23 Expo 2019. We had such and amazing time at the Ultimate Disney Fan Event. So, once we wrap up our celebration of Disney Cast Members, we fondly look back at some of our favorite moments from the Expo. Yep, it's a "Top 5 List" two-for! Find out what we felt we're our "5 Favorite Moments From the D23 Expo". Listen to hear if your favorite moments make our lists.

Then, since they're back to our normal episode format, we're back to leaving you with tips that might help you on your next vacation.

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More Episodes

D23 Expo 2019 - Day 3 Wrap Up

August 26, 2019

Sadly, it's time to say, "see you real soon" to the D23 Expo. However, we're not leaving until we've wrapped up Day #3! We recap all the phenomenal announcements that came out of the Disney Parks, Experiences and Products panel; including news about Avengers Campus; the name for the next Disney Cruise Line ship; and all the amazing changes coming to Epcot.

We also share our experiences with the Art of Storytelling panel and the 30 Year Celebration of Disney Voices featuring some of your all time favorite characters.

We'll miss you D23 Expo 2019! Thanks for listening! Cheers!

D23 Expo 2019 - Day 2 Wrap Up

August 25, 2019

Time for our wrap up of Day2 at D23 Expo 2019. Michelle has recovered from her illness and is back on the show as we discuss all the happenings from Saturday. We start by recapping the Disney on Broadway 25th Anniversary Celebration. Then, we discuss the One Day at Disney Panel to find out about this phenomenal Disney book, documentary and series. Then, we close it out with our experiences at the Walt Disney Studios panel. That includes our impressions of all that's to come from Marvel, Pixar, Disney Animation and, yes, Star Wars!

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D23 Expo 2019 - Day 1 Wrap Up

August 24, 2019

For the second installment in our series from D23 Expo 2019, we wrap up Day #1. First, we share our experience at the 2019 Disney Legends Ceremony. Then, we unpack all we witnessed at the star-studded and amazing Disney+ Presentation panel.

If you're headed to Day #2, be sure to look for us on the D23 Expo floor.

D23 Expo 2019 - Preview Day Wrap Up

August 22, 2019

Tom & Michelle kick off their weekend at D23 Expo 2019 with a look at their Preview Day. Learn about what they saw on the D23 Expo floor and stores so you can be ready for your D23 journey!

Star Wars Remembered - Episode IV - A New Hope

August 18, 2019

This week, Tom & Michelle continue their countdown to the end of the Skywalker Saga with the next episode of their Star Wars Remembered series. They’re once again joined by Rob LaBarre from the Jedi Temple Archives Podcast as they all take a look back at Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope. Listen as they share details, fun facts and their memories from the film that started it all.

Once they complete their look at A New Hope, it’s time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include a new Walt Disney World ticket offer. They also discuss the newly announced application dates for those interested in joining the Disney Parks Moms Panel and a new home coming for some Disney four-legged friends.

As always, they wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation.

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D23 Expo 2019 - Last Minute Tips & Predictions

August 11, 2019

This week, Tom & Michelle get you set for D23 Expo 2019. They share last minute tips to help make sure your Expo floor experience is an amazing one and predictions about what might be announced at the major panels. Find out if some of their "wildly speculative" theories match up with yours.

Once they wrap up their D23 Expo 2019 Last Minute Tips & Predictions segment, it's time to delve into the Disney Stories of the Week. This week, those include the announcement that some very amazing athletes will be visiting the Walt Disney World Resort in the near future. They also talk about The Little Mermaid Live event coming to ABC and Haunted Mansion specialty treats available for a limited time.

As always, they wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation.

Thanks for listening! Cheers!

A Journey Into The Twilight Zone with Part of Our World Podcast

August 4, 2019
This week, Tom & Michelle are joined by Keenan & Rachael from the Part of Our World Podcast. Strange things are afoot at Walt Disney World. They’ve found themselves right in the middle of The Twilight Zone. They have to choose only 5 attractions they can experience over and over again for their entire vacation. This trip to another dimension is bound to be an interesting one. 
 
Once they wrap up their visit to The Twilight Zone, Tom & Michelle share their experience at Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in concert. They discuss their evening watching this fantastic film with the score provided by the San Diego Symphony. 
 
Next, it’s time to take a look at the Disney Stories of the Week. This time, those includes new adult beverages from A Galaxy Far, Far Away and an “Epic” announcement from Universal. 
 
As always, they wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. 
 
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Star Wars Remembered - Rogue One A Star Was Story

July 28, 2019

This week, Tom & Michelle continue their countdown to the end of the Skywalker Saga with another edition of their Star Wars Remembered series. Once again, they're joined by their good friend Rob LaBarre from the Jedi Temple Archives Podcast to talk about Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.  Hear what they think about the first of the Star Wars stand-alone films as well as some fun facts about its production.

Once their Rogue One: A Star Wars Story discussion wraps up, it's time to dive into the Disney Stories of the Week. This time, those include a new reservation system for Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at the Disneyland Resort. Tom & Michelle also tell you when Disneyland will be transforming into The Merriest Place on Earth and discuss yet another Disney Studios box office record.

As always, they wrap up the show with tips that might help you on your next vacation.

Thanks for listening! Cheers!

 

 

Here are some links to the shows we mentioned during this episode.

 

Disflicks & Tidbits Podcast - Let's Go Watch a Star War

Rebel Force Radio - Star Wars Oxygen Vol 38

Disney DNA Podcast

Disney Discussion Podcast

DVC Duo

Part of Our World Podcast

Dining At DIsney with Disney DNA Podcast

July 21, 2019

This week, Tom & Michelle are joined by their very good friends, Trent & Jeni from the Disney DNA Podcast! They discuss their favorite Disney Dining experiences from the Walt Disney World Resort. Find out what their favorite spot for breakfast, lunch and dinner are, along with their favorite dishes, at the the place Where Dreams Come True.

Next, they give their review of Disney's The Lion King. Find out what they think about the latest Walt Disney Studios "live-action" remake of a classic film.

Then, they move on to the Disney Stories of the week including all the big Marvel news that came out of San Diego Comic Con 2019.

As always, they wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation.

Thanks for listening! Cheers!